Dewar - Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

Padraig Mac Giolla-Domhnaigh
1923

Dewar—Dewar is the anglicised form of McIndeor (Mac An Deoir). The McIndeors were for generations the keepers of the Bachal or Staff of St. Finan. McIndewer is another form. The name is numerous in the counties of Perth and Stirling.

Alphabetical Index of Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

See also Woulfe’s Irish Names and Surnames
and O'Hart's Irish Pedigrees